Scottish Word: Mittle.
Tak care Pettigrew it’s mittled monie a weel protected agronomist ahn hardy nochtie arboriculturalist chiel mair than ye ken. Ahn we’ve got their bluid oer here tae prove it. Dae it doon ahn gie it a … Continue reading Mittle.
Scottish Word: Humph.
“Yer punishment and yer curse for dissin yer betters is tae humph yer inlaw an her dug up iviry Corbett in the land. An think yersel lucky I dinni mak it Munros anaw.” Translated: humph, hump: … Continue reading Humph.
Scottish Word: Lunt.
“Lunt awa son, lunt awa.” Translated: lunt: walk with a springy step, walk briskly. “Walk on briskly son, walk on briskly (don’t worry about me).” impatience. The Scottish Word: lunt with its definition and its meaning … Continue reading Lunt.
Scottish Word: Skitie.
“Aye Senga, it’s right skitie the-nicht richt enough.” Translated: skitie: slippery. “Indeed Senga, it is exceedingly slippery tonight without a doubt.” The Scottish Word: skitie with its definition and its meaning illustrated and captioned with the … Continue reading Skitie.
Scottish Word: Brae.
“Are ye sure I’ve tae dae this afore I can jine the nae brakes brae gang?” Translated: brae: side of a hill; road with a steep gradient. “Are you sure that I have to do this … Continue reading Brae.
Scottish Word: Stobs.
“Whaur’s the stobs?” Translated: stob: fence post. “What is holding up the delivery of the fence posts?” The Scottish Word: stobs with its definition and its meaning illustrated and captioned with the word used in context … Continue reading Stobs.
Scottish Word: Yowe.
‘Whaurs ma yowes?’ Translated: yowe: ewe; female sheep. ‘Where can it be that my ewes have gone I wonder?’ The Scottish Word: yowe with its definition and its meaning illustrated and captioned with the word used … Continue reading Yowe.
Scottish Word: Chiel.
“That’s a fair chiel yiv got thur Erchie, are ye pittin ‘im in to the Games?” Translated: chiel: young man. “That’s a fine strong young lad you have there Archibald. Are you going to get him … Continue reading Chiel.
Translated: fitlike: how are you today? The Scottish Word: fitlike with its definition and its meaning illustrated and captioned with the word used in context in the Scots language and in English.